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returns to the majors. at my noon, the mlb is expected to ban a-rod through the 2014 season for his alleged connections to a florida clinic that administered performance-enhancing drugs. despite that, manager joe girardi confirmed a-rod will play his first game tonight. jay gray is live outside the yankees stadium in the bronx. what's the sequence of events we might expect to see today? >> reporter: good morning. outside yankee stadium. relatively quiet as major league baseball gets ready to break its silence. here's the front page of "the post." just go it says. fans ban a-rod, just accept the ban and go. today we'll find out how long he'll have to go for. here's how it's supposed to work out. about noon, as you talked about, the commissioner will announce his decision. there are a dozen to 14 players involved in this, but a-rod will get the most substantial suspension, according to sources that have spoke with nbc sports. most of the players getting 50-game bans. that will remove them from play for the rest of this season. a-rod through the 2014 season, the reason why major league
's attorney coming forward and alleging problems by the yankees and mlb. >> both the yankees and the mlb never want alex rodriguez on the field again. >> reporter: and tacopina says this mri shows a tear on his left hip. >> the amazing part of that, that was never shared with alex rodriguez at the time. he was sent off to play. >> when you say it wasn't shared, what do you mean? >> he wanted told about it. >> reporter: given clearance to play by the yankees when he was hurt. he also alleges yankee's president made it clear to the doctor he did not want rodriguez back. >> what dr. llevine said to dr.y in so many words, i would rather alex never step on the field again. >> reporter: do you know the words? >> i understand a word not fit for television. >> and a statement mmlb said this is being used to distract people from the real issues. >> you understand some of these lawyers are in the midst of some. best lawyers in new york city. >> reporter: as an attorney you know it's a very simple statement, my client did not use performance-enhancing drugs. >> because there is a confidentiality clause.
are your sources or people in the mlb circle saying about this, whether, you know, what he says has any truth? >> yeah. there might be some traction to that. you know, for every 50 games a-rod gets suspended, the yankees sustain $7 million. you can do the math. 215 games for the suspension, the yankees say, clear over $30 million for that suspension and that's why people are suggesting to a-rod, yankees in major league baseball saying ban for life. suspend him for as long as possible saving money with him off the field and the suspension, you're suspended without pay. your contract for the time of the suspension is void. so, that's another reason a-rod is saying they were conspireing with major league baseball to keep him off the field to save money if he's not playing. >> all right. andy sholes, thank you for being with us. if you want more information on this and the pending game that a-rod is scheduled to play in tomorrow, go to bleacherreport.com. thanks so much, andy. appreciate it. >> no problem. >>> a big story we're following today, 22 u.s. embassies and consulates closed. ameri
after hip surgery. sources say mlb told the yankees they will suspend rodriguez likely through the end of the 2014 season. the three time american league mvp will be allowed to play while appealing. rodriguez spoke about playing in tonight's game. >> can't wait to see my teammates. i feel like i can help us win. >> rodriguez is suspected of using performance enhancing drugs. he also obstructed mlb's investigation into the biogenesis clinic which is accused of providing the drugs. >> rodriguez is the highest paid player in professional baseball. could lose out on more than $30 million of pay. >> rodriguez is 38 years old. a suspension could end his career. >> this is a guy who could be 40 years old having two hip surgeries 6789 it's highly unlikely he could ever even think about playing again. >> 14 players face discipline. rodriguez is the most high profile and the athlete likely to receive the lengthy suspension. >> mlb is willing to shorten the suspension if he agrees not to appeal the decision. >> 5:39. airport evacuated. the scare that caused chaos. >> plus, a major blow to samsung
back at the city of san jose. lawyers for the mlb are asking a federal judge to toss out the city's lawsuit against the league, saying baseball has an anti-trust exemption that protects it from such lawsuits. the mlb also argues san jose cannot show it has been harmed by the indecision over whether to allow the a's to relocate from oakland. >>> from the major league, check in on the little guys now, magic number is that, two. how many games a peninsula baseball team must win to advance to the little league world series. >> the belmont redwood shores team will play in the regional semifinals this weekend in san bernadino. they secure the spot after beating eastlake, 3-2 last night. with no live tv coverage, friends and supporters, they had a viewing party at car lot high. they found a way to watch the game live, asking a parent to use her cell phone and live stream the game via skype. >> that is very smart. >> going strong. young fans watching say they were inspired an hope one day they, too, can play for a world championship. >> takes a lot of team work around a lot of effort to g
a deal. m.l.b. has to have something right. i think they have probably everything right. just a second, bill. m.l.b., they were trying to have a, you know, this deal with a-rod. m.l.b. says he obstructed the investigation. that is a very big deal. and, of course, a-rod, if he was a biogenesis boy to the max and using this stuff for several years, my goodness, is baseball going to get serious or not? are they going to send a message not just around the league but to kids that their role models are going to be caught? this is a major watershed for major league baseball. i think it's terrific what they're doing and i think a-rod deserves the brunt of all of this. >> bill rhoden, go ahead. you know i love you, christine. this is not about lifetime achievement. this is not a lifetime achievement award. this is about this specific penalty. this is about this specific incident. it's not about everything else. you know, you go back to that list, about four or five years ago there were 99 people on a list, supposedly people who flunkedded the test. the only name, the only name that came out was
rodriguez, he stepped on the field and received that not so warm welcome. now, the mlb is suspending rodriguez without pay for the remaining 211 games through the 2014 season amid allegations about his use of performance-enhancing drugs. earlier today before suiting up for the game against the white sox, rodriguez and the yankees held a press conference tachl. a take a look at what the embattled third baseman had to say. >> i'm not saying anything about mlb or anything that's going on. i'm saying this is a process, this is america, you have the opportunity to defend yourself, and i think the process, like all americans, will have the opportunity to defend ourselves in a due process, and i think that's what we'll have today and i'll have my day. >> the 38-year-old also vowed to repeal and fight the suspension, and with a repeal, he remains eligible to play until a decision is reached. he did admit a year ago that he used performance-enhancing drugs from 2001 to 2003, but he has repeatedly denied using them since then. fox's own adam hounsley. adam, what do you got? >> it's been quite
.com/coolschool. and we might come out and feature your school or your camp on the big show. >>> 6:21. the mlb in a stadium stalemate. the legal moves to keep oakland from moving to san jose. >> we are hours away from 49ers football. the champs taking over a tough broncos team tonight at 6:00. you can catch it on kpix 5. thanks, olivia. thank you. so you can make a payment from your cell to almost anyone's phone or email. (speaking french) so you can express your gratitude... in the moment. >>> good morning. i'm dennis o'donnell. last monday the as had a 6- game lead over the rangers in the american league west. this morning, it is gone! this guy's reeling in a fish. the as reeling, as well. colon threw 15 straight quality starts. nothing quality about that. the cincinnati's jay bruce lands in kentucky. the as down 4-1. colon allowed five runs shortest out of the season in 2 2/3. sogard, two runs score on his second triple of the season. but chapman would go one, two, three striking out jed lowrie with 103-mile-an-hour fastball. as lose drop into a first place tie now with texas. >>> giants ho
a permanent ban from baseball. as early as today, the mlb is suspected to suspend a-rod. he is scheduled to play in rehab games tonight and tomorrow. monday could be the new deadline here. >>> heavy rain causing major flooding in northern georgia. more than a half foot of rain fell. it forced firefighters to spend much of the day rescuing trapped residents in that area. bill karins, though, we talked about this earlier. georgia normally a place where you have some nice weather. a lot of sun. not a lot of water. >> usually they complain it's too hot and not enough water. they'll need it in many areas. we talked about fairbanks yesterday. 84 degrees. >> they did it? >> yes, they did. broke the record. 85 there actually. so very impressive. also 67 in anchorage. so it wasn't everywhere. interior alaska has been very high. juneau around 75. fairbanks yesterday, 31 80-plus degree days this summer. breaks the record. also 13th day 85 or above in fairbanks. that also breaks your record. >> what about today? >> 62 right now. interior alaska going up to 84 once again in fairbanks. so they'll add
for us. tracie potts, thank you. >>> alex rodriguez may have avoided a lifetime ban, but the mlb's 211-game suspension has put the player's future in jeopardy. on monday, major league baseball suspended 13 players linked to the biogenesis performance enhancing drug investigation. the league made an example out of a-rod, sidelining him until the 2015 season. rodriguez's his ban is taking effect on august 8th, but he will appeal the suspension, which will allow him to play until a ruling takes place. as he hit the field for the first time this season, yeah, that's what he got. white sox fans saying, well, boo in so many different ways. before the game, rodriguez and the yankees manager joe girardi made it clear a-rod will stay on the roster while he fights for his baseball life. >> i have had two hip surgeries, i've had two knee surgeries, i'm fighting for my life. i have to defend myself. if i don't defend myself, no one else will. there's a process. i'm happy the process, in due time, hopefully, you know, whatever happens, happens. >> i'm joined by deputy sports editor and blogger at "
's greeted. it will be the first time since mlb announcement his 200-game suspension. bill car rain's news, 90% of a rainout if you hold tickets to that game. the new york tabloids being less than shy about what they think people should do. enter sandman in mariano rivera. let's get to some highlights. tigers looking for a four-game sweep over the indians. mack cher sir, probably the best pitcher in baseball. i think it was his 17th win he got last night. miguel cabrera had a nice double. kansas city, sox began a four-game set. jon lester has been really uneven this year. bottom of the first, line drive single, royals up 3-0, that's all they need. and channing has been a red sox killer. the royals are in the hunt for the wild card. kansas city city and pittsburgh are the best stories in baseball this year. meanwhile the dodgers got another road win winning three out of four against the cardinals. must be a little awkward in the family in the gilmore household. doug gilmore traded jake gilmore to the niagra ice dogs. that happens to be his son. he says that jake will have a better chance of
become the latest to violate the drug policy of the mlb. he tested positive for amphetamines twice this season and has been suspended 105 games. this is the 3rd violation of the american mvp of the he said he admits to making the mistake. he said he was using adarall for add. >> colon hasn't made it past the 4th. he was scheduled to start tomorrow but will be replaced by tommy malone, most likely. >> and cocoa crisp is not expected to be back in the lineup. >> and some excitement for the new 49er. >> i hope we snag them up. >> smith was under pressure the entire evening. sacked three times and even took a helmet to helmet hit from tony jerrod eddie. >> he didn't get much help from his teammates. he misplayed the entire first half completing seven of 16 passes for 62 yards. >> it felt a lot like going against my brother. i remember the first too many i ever played against one of my former teammates. it was a great thrill of competition, and i'm sure that he felt that tonight. it's personal. in the best kind of way. we'll be following him. >> it was kind of weird, but i'm happy for h
. this according to mlb network. most likely, the giants will end up pulling back all three soon-to-be free agents and keeping them for the rest of the year. >>> a's starting a four-game series in detroit. coco crisp leading off the inning. and he blasts a solo home run to right field. it's the 14th of the season. but his 100th of his career. bottom eight. flies to center. and coco crisp, not only with the bat, but with the diving glove. a's win, 8-6. >>> u.s. open champion, serena williams, rolled over her opponent in straight sets. serena didn't drop a game in the first set. only lost one game in the second. serena is a four-time champ in queens. venus also won her first round match today. that's a look at sports. let's go back to you. i want to tell you that we have the 25th edition of the madden football game being released. if you play the 49ers in franchise mode, you get to move. >> oh. >> it's cool. you get to upgrade. >> we're going to get this. we're going after the newscast to pick it up. >> you should be able to go to the front of the line. >> thanks. we're back in a moment. ♪ ♪ tur
. several reports say m-l-b officials have told the >>> major league baseball could hand out suspensions to 14 players as soon as today. several reports say mlb officials told the new york yankees' alex rodriguez they are prepared to give him a lifetime ban unless he agrees to a lengthy suspension. >> major league baseball has to get this thing done this -- by no later than sunday. >> rodriguez and the other players are linked to the biogenesis clinic in florida whose owner reportedly supplied steroid abuse evidence to baseball investigators. >>> the injuries keep piling up for the 49ers and one key player on defense is done for the year. chris culliver will be lost for the season after tearing an acl in practice. appeared in all 16 games in 2012. this guy patrick willis broke his hand during practice but the good news on willis is he should be back for opening day. yes. that is good news for the 9ers. matt cain went 8 innings and his giants didn't score a run until the 9th inning. nothing like waiting until the last second down a run giants struck 4-2, arias with the go ahead run off p
. >> baseball fan listen up a historic moment in baseball. mlb expanding the review process this season giving managers the tool they have never had before. managers will be allowed one challenge over the first six innings of games and two after the 7th inning until the end of the game. the cause will be reviewed by a crew at mlb headquarters in new york city. the propose sal is to be voted on by the owners in november. >> extreme weather alert. storm activity forming in the gulf of mexico and atlantic ocean. >> maria molina keeping an eye on all of the storms as they get closer to land. >> we have two areas we are watching. one of them is already a tropical storm. one of them is tropical storm aaron. maximum sustained winds at 40 miles per hour. forecast the weekend over parts of the atlantic ocean. far away from the united states. the reason why we think it's going to weaken is we have cooler water out here and strong winds that will help tear apart that storm system. take a look at the other area in the circle. across parts of western caribbean and gulf of mexico and several tropical models
.com and mlb on fox, and jeff foster, sports editor for "the wall street journal." thanks for joining us this morning. this is not a happy day for the mlb regardless of a-rod but there are other all-stars being implicated in all this and they face 50-game suspensions. what does this say about major league baseball, jeff? >> i think major league baseball is obviously trying to make a statement here and in many ways they're trying to make alex rodriguez the scapegoat for all this. they have had a lot of problems for steroids for a long time. this goes back to the late '90s. they turn ad blind eye on it for a while and they're trying to catch up to clean up the sport. even after the new drug testing rules it is still an epidemic. kelly: ken, if a-rod faces the kind of suspension we're hearing, he could be suspended for 214 games. is that a equivalent for a lifetime ban for him? he is what, now, 38? he would be 40 by the time the ban would end? would he be able to play? >> very good question. if he sits out this season and next and that obviously will not happen because he is playing through
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and other sports ban its use. the mlb also suspended 12 other players for 50 games. three of those players are former or current all stars. but none is as high profile as alex rodriguez. the three-time american league mvp has earned a whopping $300 million over his career. he is right now fifth on the all-time home run list. a rod also faces the most serious accusations in this scandal by far. we have team fox coverage of today's developments. trace gallagher is live with more on those other 12 players. first, let's get to adam housley. a rod spoke in about the last hour. take us through it if you would. is it is about a half an hour ago. never commented on whether he he took performance enhancing drugs. he summed up the situation like this. >> there is nothing about it has been easy. all of it has been challenging. i'm sure there has been mistakes made along the way. we're here now. i'm a human being. i have had two hip surgeries. i have had two knee surgeries. i'm fighting for my life. i have to defend myself. if i don't defend myself, no one else will. >> right before that his manager h
a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the city of san jose. the city recently sued mlb over its failure to decide whether the as can pursue a downtown san jose ballpark. the san francisco giants are trying to prevent the as' move. the giants have had territorial rights ever since their failed attempt to move to san jose in the '90s. >> can major league baseball block a competitor in this country from relocating his business simply because someone else says we don't want them to move? >> mlb lawyer contends san jose claims are barred by baseball's exemption to antitrust laws. the judge will hear the issue in october. >>> west nile virus back in santa clara county. a woman hospitalized last month is now recovering though at home. the virus transmitted to humans and animals through bites of infected mosquitos. there have been 14 cases in california this year. two of them were deadly. >>> louis vuitton cup semifinals under way and the italian team is showing its dominance on the bay. hundreds gathered along pier 39 to watch the luna rosa battle sweden's team artemis yesterday. luna
games, it's the longest suspension in mlb history. >>> why the penalty for rodriguez is so much stronger than the others. >> the odd thing about it, guess who's in the starting line up? alex rodriguez, he's going to appeal the suspension, but it probably will go in effect after thursday. yes, he's a repeat offender, and for that, he'll not play baseball at the very least, until after next season. a-rod has been in denial about the whole thing, and he was less than apologetic when he met the media earlier today in new york. >> i am sure there's been mistakes made along the way, we're here now, i'm a human being, i've hath had two hip surgeries, knee surgeries, i'm fighting for my life, i have to defend myself. if i don't, no one else will. >> i'm not going to give him advice on how to handle it, that's not my position. i do need him to be focused when he's out there, and if there's distractions getting n i will talk to him. >> there's a total of 13 players, and of course, alex rodriguez is the headline act of those suspended, but on a local note, no san francisco giants, or a's are mentio
for allegedly using and pauses possessing performance-enhancing drugs and according to mlb commission bud selig interfering with the investigation. and before the game, rodriguez addressed the allegations. >> i'm fighting for my life. i have to defend myself, if i don't defend myself, no one else will. >> reporter: rodriguez will face his home team fans on friday. following would more games in chicago, he will be allowed to keep playing while his appeal is pending. some baseball fans in cicago say they chose the silent treatment last night. >> to keep going on that gives him attention. >> reporter: 12 other players were also disciplined but their suspensions only extended through 50 games. rodriguez will be 40 years old when he's able to return to baseball if his suspension holds. as the highest paid player in the sport, he could lose out on more than $30 million. rodriguez's suspension starts on thursday. the appeal process could take several months. now rodriguez at yesterday's news conference would not deny using performance-enhancing drugs. he said when the time is right, he will address th
. now, i'm so into the sport, i can't stand to see mlb players doing drugs. >> kids have points. like it. >> rodriguez will continue to play while he appeals his 211-game suspension. >> monumental. >>> giants need help this week, to actually get much-needed help when pitcher ryan vogelsong returns to that rotation, need him on the mound. the right-hander hasn't been on the team since he fractured his right pinky two months ago. vehicle song slated to start friday, taking on the orioles. >>> the warriors steph curry doing zumba to keep it shape. he tweeted this vine video of himself with the hash tag, no days off. >> see, kids at home, take note. >> burning calories. >> absolutely. >>> this next guy really puts the doh in tae kwon do. >> the martial arts expert who had quite a time breaking one piece of wood. [ male announcer ] with at&t, you're sure to get a better bundle. just choose the 2, 3, even 4 services you want to build the bundle that works for you. [ female announcer ] call at&t now! choose a u-verse triple play bundle for just $79 a month, our new low price. get the same great
results. mlb would be subjected to suits from any team that desires a team and from any city that doesn't want to lose its team. >> not what the competitive laws say. that's not what the antitrust laws say for any other business in america. baseball shouldn't be treated differently. >> reporter: and so this 14- acre lot in midtown san jose where the stadium would go has pretty much been unchanged the past four years. they will be in federal court in october. kiet do, kpix 5. >> the judge is expected to hear the issue in early october. as owner lew wolff is not part of the lawsuit against major league baseball. >>> more companies will come out with their 2nd quarter earnings reports today. disappointing results from several companies yesterday led stocks to its first three-day drop since the month of june. the dow dropped 48 points and the nasdaq finished almost 12 points lower. so it's been a tough week. americans set a record though for borrowing money. the federal reserve says we borrowed more than $2.8 trillion back in june. it wasn't all put on plastic, either. much of the money wa
until the end of the calendar year. mlb declined comment but the head of the players union said the suspension is way out of line. the yacnkees in chicago trying o avoid a three game sweep. rivera blows a save. the game is tied at 4-4. go to the 12th. one run lead. diaza, that is a walkoff triple. the white sox get the win and the series. 11 1/2 game behind the first place red sox, mr. barnicle. beat the astros on stephen drew's home run. >> a-rod only has 54 more games to go to break joe dimaggio's record. he got hits in two straight games. >> let's keep an eye on that. barnicle is mondaying toing our joe dimaggio-a-rod hit streak. >>> top of the eighth, game tied at three. jason hayward. single for the rbi. braves up one. bottom of the nine. braves up three. nats threatening with bases loaded. wilson romos, lines out. pretty well hit. braves make it 13 in a row. it's all because of the waffle house. 15 1/2 games off the second place nationals. the cleveland, tigers looking for a win. after striking out first three at bats, cabrera doesn't strike out on that one. detroit has a
league baseball firing back at the city of san jose. lawyers for the mlb with asking a federal judge to toss out san jose's lawsuit against the league saying baseball has an anti-trust exemption that protects it from such lawsuits. major league baseball argues san jose cannot show it has been harmed by the indecision whether to allow the a's to relocate from oakland. >>> a brand-new south bay library is caught in a fungd fight between the city and county of santa clara. it's located behind the river shopping center. the city set aside more than 19 million bucks for the library, 11 million has already been spent. construction is actually almost done but the library sits empty. santa clara county says the city is spending redevelopment money on the library when under state law that money should go to schools and special districts. additionally, the county won a court order freezing the city's redevelopment assets, library included. library supporters are rallying at the construction site on sunday morning in hopes the library will be allowed to open as planned. >>> vandalizing a church
texas rangers in the a-l west mlb replay major league baseball will expand instant replay which will likely mean gone is the day of the managers, like a's bob melvin last night, streaming out of the dugout to argue a call. instead managers will be allowed to challenge a call, just like in the nfl word is they could get three total challenges per gametwo over the first six innings and one over the last three owners will vote on this new replay system at the meetings in november with a 75% margin needed for approval a'rod dumped from children's movie alex rodriguez is being dumped from a animated children's movie called "henry & me" rodriguez was to have a few lines and his character was featuerd in 49 scenes, but due to his latest suspension the filmakers want no part of him, despite the considerable time and cost associated with cutting him out tom brady back at practice despite all of the hoopla yesterday, tom brady was back at practice today, less than 24 hours after going down with a left knee injury brady did wear a brace on that left knee today but had no limitations and sa
would not be reviewable, and officials at mlb headquarters, not the on-field umpiring crew, would make the final ruling. the plan needs the approval of 75% of the owners as well as the players and umpires unions. >>> in san diego last night it looked like we might need video review assistance. in the third inning rene rivera hits a fly ball but he leaps along the wall. he slaps the ball back along the top of the fence and back into play. it's ruled a triple and not a home run. meanwhile, new york's ace zack wheeler keeps the padres in check with 12 strikeouts as the mets win, 4-1. >>> a sigh of relief for new england patriots fans. tom brady was back at practice on thursday, one day after injuring his knee. the star quarterback took part in the team's walk-through and looked okay in dropping back and passing, but brady still might sit out new england's game tonight against tampa bay. >>> meanwhile super bowl ravens playing their second preseason game. in the first quarter, joe flacco hits wide receiver torey smith who goes 77 yards through atlanta's defense for the touchdown. baltimore
alleged doping case to be publicized. but a lawyer for the yankees slugger said no. the mlb wrote a letter urging arecord to waive his confidentiality in the case so all of the documents could be released. the league wants a-rod to disclose every time he was tested for drugs, whether he ever violated the drug policy and documents that might show a-rod obstructed the leak's drug investigation. r rodriguez z's lawyer called it a publicity stunt. >>> another one of baseball's highest paid players will miss the rest of the season. the los angeles angels shut down albert pujols on monday. pujols injured his foot. about three weeks ago, he had posted career lows in batting average, home runs and games played. angels still owe the 33-year-old first baseman $212 million over the next three years. >>> l.a. not getting it done on the field, the indians jumped over angels ace derrick weaver for eight hits and four runs. cleveland wins 5-2. >>> and the pittsburgh pirates stay ahead of the second-place cardinals thanks to two of their best players. third baseman pedro alvarez hits a single to right. an
the union is a grievance on behalf of alex rodriguez. the grievance appeal the suspension the mlb levied two days earlier on the allegation of using performance-enhancing drugs. he can still play while the suspension is being appealed. a-rod has often commented about idolizing cal ripken junior as a kid as redefining the position of shortstop and his overall contribution to baseball. tonight, he is commenting on the controversy. here is what he had to say about the suspensions. >> i think they are doing everything they can to deter the old from trying it. this approach is a strong one. i am an advocate for harsher penalty. there is a lot of money involved. it seems that is the issue that forces people to do it. does not mind the idea of players being suspended entirely from the game, but he says sometimes mistakes happen and that needs to be taken into account as well. well, for the first time since ever wary fret -- february fell big -- february is big super bowl win, the ravens lead against someone other than themselves. this time in tampa. >> we will check in with our expert in florida. >
's protected by the first amendment. >>> mlb is threatening to suspend alex rodriquez for wife. he's fighting the ban. sources close to the situation say alex rodriquez is negotiating a deal with the league that would get him in a lengthy suspension instead of a lifetime ban. he's one of 14 players expected to be disciplined in baseball's latest drug scandal. >>> just about 7:20. along the bay area coast, people are waking up to fog, some patchy low clouds. there are those patchy low clouds. a little chilly out there, too. >>> steve paulson is coming back. he will tell you if sunshine will be coming on the beaches today. >>> talking about why a steep bar tab and why a bartender is facing a stiff fine for what was powrn into drinks. >>> and you can see traffic is moving along relativelywell. we'll tell you -- relatively well. we'll tell you more about the morning commute -- straight ahead. good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure
rodriguez yet. we are awaiting a release from major league baseball. mlb source tells him there will be a release and no presser. it looks like they are leaning to a couple of releases and a lot of speculation that a rod will be suspended from this year and the entirity of 2014. and the commissioner could ban him for life under the collective bargaining agreement. it could be a major stand off here and we await the major developments. >> this is a shocking scene in california. a power plant implosion goes terribly wrong. and hundreds of people had gathered in bakersville to watch the demolition and flying snap nel injured some. >> they would implode this thing and a huge crowd gathered to see it and people were camping out overnight to make sure they had front row seats and they set up a security perimeter around the plant and the fire department pushed it back further to be safe. it was not far enough. and remember, in an implosion, things are supposed to fall in and listen to the implosion and watch the shrapnel fly. looking at the shrapnel. it is difficult to see. the p
m-l-b stars. >> reporter: 14 time all- star has been suspended without pay for the remainder of the 13 season and all of 2014 the effective thursday august 28th. the suspensions are results of the mlb investigation that has cinches doors. receiving and expecting less the game suspensions. john mcgraw to of the detroit tigers and air cover of the padres. >> we want this all of our sport if you want to ban these guys for life we are with you. >> reporter: monday he was he has yet to play and a major league game in 2013 we having for in it from injuries. some yankees fans say rodriguez because he's a riot they felt he was targeted because he was a rock. because he's the highest paid player. making him to be the goat of every day. >> reporter: kron 4 news. >> reporter:a-rod is coming out slugging. here you see the 38-year- old slugger being driven to his team as they prepare for tonight's game against the chicago white sox. rodriguez.who has denied the claims.says he intends to appeal the decision. here's what he had to say today. >> obviously disappointed with the news today no
, he's a two-time offender. mlb supposedly has sefd that he tried to hamper the investigation. that's raising the possibility of a lifetime ban. rodriguez would certainly fight it in arbitration. there's so much money on the table for him. the star coming back from hip surgery. it's unclear if he'll ever be allowed to return. 78, that was the combined age of the starting pitchers in today's a's blue jays game at the coliseum. r.a. dickey, the younger of the two. 38 years old. he struggled scoreless in the third. lowrey with a base hit to right. a throw to third. sogard comes home 1-0 oakland. the elder statesmen at 40. try to get it back to cologne. 2-1 toronto. in the fifth, brandon moss pops it up. i got it, i got it. i got it. >> sogard was running with two outs. heads up. he scores on the play. 2-2 extra innings now. bautista brings home jose reyes with a double to right. jesse chavez surrendered three runs in the tenth. a's couldn't do anything. the jays take a 5-2 win. detroit deadline came and went today. no moves by the giants or the a's. the move that prompted so much react
of the scandal admitted the steroid use in the past. mlb claims it has evidence showing he not only juiced again but tried to hamper baseball's investigation. rodriguez has been rehabbing from hip surgery. his first game back was tonight. he singled at his first at bat. highs able to play until an arbitration hears his case and will cost $34 million so yes, he's motivated to fight it. >> i don't want to discuss that. i don't know what motivation is this for any this, i'm going going to respect process. i feel good we have an opportunity to do that. there is nothing about this has been easy. all has been challenging. weir here now. i'm a human being. i have had two hip surgeries two, knee surgeries and fighting for my life. very to defend myself f i don't defend myself, no one else will. >> the guy is an epic fraud. bartolo cologne was not suspended remember, serving a 50 game suspension last season. it turned out to be a great move because he's 14 and 3. now, outside a-rod biggest name on the list is nelson cruise with 76 rbies. he will sit 50 games but can play in the post season if rangers mak
role of numerous performance enhancing substances including testosterone. mlb officials saying he attempted to cover up his violations and obstruct their violation. rodriguez says he'll appeal. in the past, he denied a connection to the head of biogenesis and taking p.e.d.s from the clinic. when asked more than once to clarify, he dodged the questions. >> we'll have a forum to discuss all of that and talk about it then. >> reporter: some fans did show their support for rodriguez. most felt this way. >> i think he did cheat. he needs to be punished in some way. >> you have been doing steroids and you still can't hit so why are you on the team. part of me likes him and part of me hates him at the same time. >> he did have one hit. he had one hit last night. the yankees lost. you saw what you are going to see for weeks and weeks and weeks, including here in new york. people booed and chanted loudly when he was at bat. >> to see the kids congregated to get a glimpse of him or to sign something. he's not a good role model. cheating is not the way to do it. >> he fights performance enha
's decision from the mlb to suspect him for 211 games. he appealed the decision allowing him to keep playing. >> the big dreams of players were dashed last night when they lost their bid to go to the world series. the belmont-redwood shores all- stars lost to east lake little league in the western regional final. the boys range from 11-13. they were unbeaten during the round-robin tournament. winning arizona, utah, and hawaii. so congratulations to them. always next year. >>> coming up, the giants go for the win against had orioles. >> one of the new faces for the a's comes up big against toronto. sports wrap with joe fonzi will have all of the highlight coming up next. ♪ [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be great if all devices had backup power? the chevrolet volt does. it's ingeniously designed to seamlessly switch from electricity to gas to extend your driving range. no wonder volt is america's best-selling plug-in. that's american ingenuity to find new roads. ♪ the 2013 volt. charge ahead of the rest in the hov lane. ♪ >>> good evening. welcome to sunday night edition of sports wrap.
and other sports news makers with terence morris. terence is a columnist for mlb.com and sports contributor to cnn.com. you tackle sports stars who can't tell the truth. you heard that report from mike tyson. he was being brutally honest, but at some point was telling he is not telling the truth. what is your reaction? >> you know what, don? i was there back in 1997 at ringside in las vegas when mike tyson bit, not only one ear of evander holyfield but both years. we knew he was off. are you surprised? i'm not surprised. this is what we would expect from mike tyson and probably more. >> as someone who has dealt with addiction in the family, i wish him well. that's the first step though is admitting. >> yeah, no question about it. >> all right. we wish him well. mike is a friend of the show. i've interviewed him a couple of times. mike, call in if you want to talk about this. l.a. dodgers are on fire. a year ago today they traded for some of boston's highest-paid players. didn't seem to appear to be a smart move but since the all-star break, they've gotten 29-6 and they've stormed onto first
out? add mlb read on worried. >> i look at things like this and i'm just like, really? >> that's it. use the toilet if the shower is see-through. >> i always -- if someone is looking in and seize me naked,. >> he stays in the standard. there you go. now he knows. social media really is for any and everyone. melissa: case in point, that tyrannical syrian president, wage chemical warfare on his own people. now he's on histogram. how progressive. posting pictures to see his compassion for the syrian people . comforting the sick, beating the hell the, shaking hands with starstruck citens. would you follow him? >> i wouldn't. has to be true. everything on the internet is true. it has to be true >> hundred dollars. >> he's not the first one to do th. the leader of iran. it is an attempt at looking cool. it's hard to look cool. a hundred thoand of my own people. >> reporting of these thieves. on more. yummy money updat the craze is now going global. the delicious hybrid the maid was phenomenon, being knocked philippines and south korea. they may call it something different like in certain
's mlb. introducing trending topic which lets users see what their friends are saying about the most popular stories of the day. co-founder of pay pal launched fertility app, glow first time. it aims to help women figure out the best time to conceive but if that doesn't happen it will help pay for fertility treatments. $50 a month. "tech bytes," john muller. >> around the nation police say a man suspected of kidnapping a 16-year-old california girl may have explosives and could have rigged his car to explode. the search for james dimaggio and hannah anderson includes the west coast west coast, parts of mexico and british columbia. the bodies of the girl's mother and possibly her younger brother were found in dimaggio owes burned out home. >> cal rifkin series starts in aberdeen maryland today. competitors, team of 10-year-olds from newtown connecticut. after winning four straight games and rallying from 5-1 deficit in the championship. it features 16 teams from the u.s., the dominican republic, canada, mexico and japan. >> 5:26, 75 degrees out there. >> ahead at 5:30, strange relatio
league suspension on doping and connections to doping clinic. mlb is considering a lifetime ban if a rod doesn't cop a deal. he sure sounds like someone expecting to place next week. >> are you confident that you are going to be in chicago? >> yeah. yep. unless i get hit by lightning and these days you never know. >> alisyn: god, are you listening? [ laughter ] major league baseball expected to announce what players are being suspended monday. this morning, the power ball jackpot has grown to it $300 million, if you will both excuse me, i need to go some place right now. the drawing is tonight so you are running out of time to have your strike at striking it rich. tickets are two bucks apiece. buy them in 43 states, washington, d.c., and the virgin islands. the odds of hitting all numbers, 1 in 75.2 million. >> that's all? >> there you go. peter. >> peter: rehab game. are all those people in rehab in that game? >> alisyn: i don't know what that term means. >> peter: that's an interesting term. >> alisyn: i wasn't sure about that a sports thing i didn't get. >> peter: okay. >> alisyn: ric
reports say mlb officials have told the new york yankees' alex rodriguez they are prepared to give him a lifetime ban unless he agrees to a lengthy suspension. >> it is believed by baseball at least that he actively on instructed this investigation -- obstructed this investigation. >> he is linked to a clinic in florida which owner reportedly supplied evidence of steroid abuse to baseball investigators. >>> time now for some sports. the injuries keep piling up for the 49ers. and one key player on defense is done for the year. quarterback chris culliver tore his left acl in practice and will be lost for the season. culliver was used mainly in nickel situations appeared in all 16 games in 2012. patrick willis broke his hand during practice but the good news he should be back for opening day. good news for the 9ers. matt cain went eight solid innings and his giants didn't score a single run until the 9th inning. nothing like waiting until the last second. they had two runs. g-men, 2-1. romo out of the bases loaded jam. two straight wins for the giants, yeah. they beat the phillies 2-1. >>
't do so by tomorrow, mlb could ban him playing for life, all over use of performance enhancing drugs. he wants to play with the yankees so bad, he is going to fly to chicago. >> a-rod, not how his career was supposed to end. we'll see what happens. he could still appeal if there's a suspension. joe gerardi says they're going to pencil him in the lineup tomorrow against chicago. >> what does that mean? >> pencil is not permanent. we'll see. baseball may suspend him for not only the rest of this season but the rest of next season as well. technically he can appeal it, but there's a clause in the latest collective bargaining agreement that bud selig can use if it is for the best interest of the sport, can overrule all appeals, say a-rod is gone. >> really. there you go for him. keep us up to date. would you? >>> tiger woods is kind of the tiger woods, prescandal. >> he hasn't won a major since the scandal, won another nonmajor today, bun by seven strokes. he is 0 and 17 since the scandal in the majors, trails jack nicklaus for that record. with this victory, he is three tournaments from
. mlb claims he not only juiced again but then tried to happen perfect baseball investigation. republican and democrat rig east has been rehabing from hip surgery. hadn't played for the yankees at all this year. first game back was tonight. just as as you pension came down. single in the first at bat. a-rod appealing the suspension and will be able to play. he's allowed to play until an arbiter rules on the case. suspension would cost a-rod 34 million dollars so the man does have some motel vision to fight. >> i don't want to discuss that. i don't know whether the motivation is for any of this. i'll respect the process i feel in good that we have an opportunity to do that. in the right platform. nothing about it easy. all challengepinging. i'm sure mistake made along the way. we are her now. i'm a human being. i have had 2 hip surgery. i have had 2 knee surgery. i'm fighting for my life. i have to defebd myself. if i don't defend myself nobody else will. >> yes. a pitcher on the list of names connected with biogenesis as well he was not suspended. remember he
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